Swan Song For Dr. Joe Burdo

Most people wind down after a hectic week by watching some television or reading a book. Associate Professor of the Practice of Biology Dr. Joe Burdo, on the other hand, heads to the racetracks. “There’s nothin...

Welcome From the Editor

Welcome! In the spring of 2014, no active scientific publications existed on Boston College’s campus. Recently, newly arisen publications such as the Medical Humanities Journal and the Mendel Society’s B...

Measles Vaccinations and Immune Amnesia

Since mass measles vaccination was introduced in the 1960’s, scientists began to notice a strange phenomenon: child mortality from all infectious diseases,not just the measles MV virus, has plummeted. In a rece...